Monday, May 25

International students speak on how they are impacted by COVID-19

As news of the coronavirus pandemic spread and UCLA suspended in-person classes, many domestic students traveled home immediately. However, international students often have more factors to consider, like navigating travel restrictions, employment complications and attending class from different time zones. Read more...

Photo: Richard Clement Kusuma, UCLA’s international student ambassador for Indonesia, will be staying in his Westwood apartment for his final quarter at UCLA. As the novel coronavirus spread and UCLA suspended in-person instruction, many domestic students traveled home immediately. However, international students like Kusuma, who is from Jakarta, have more factors to consider. (Lauren Man/Daily Bruin)

Professors reorganize, students adjust to first week of online classes

As the first week of primarily video-based learning ends, professors and students are – mostly – adjusting to online classes. “As Jackson Lears said, distance learning is to learning as phone sex is to sex,” said David Kipen, a lecturer in the UCLA Writing Program. Read more...

Photo: UCLA moved all spring quarter class online March 13. Many professors are conducting lectures over Zoom, a video conference program. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Students discuss impacts of losing on-campus jobs as facilities close amid COVID-19

A large portion of Kelsey Tsonton’s paycheck from her job as a John Wooden Center FITWELL consultant usually goes toward paying her tuition. But, like Americans across the country, she recently lost her job. Read more...

Photo: Following the closure of recreational facilities and other campus locations that employ students, many students are now left without a job for spring quarter. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Seniors reflect on leaving friends, UCLA as spring quarter moves online

This post was updated March 20 at 4:26 p.m. Fourth-year Mina Naziri was in class Friday when she heard the news. Her professor, who doesn’t allow electronics in class, had been talking for the past 20 minutes about why he didn’t want to hold finals online. Read more...

Photo: UCLA graduating students face troubled times as they enter their final quarter of college. (Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin senior staff)

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